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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) passes the ball against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13), of Poland, during the first half in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Washi. After starting 0-of-9 from the floor, the Wizards' All-Star guard poured in 14 second-quarter points to remind the Celtics who the home team was.
  • The CW Renews Both iZombie and The Originals

    The CW Renews Both iZombie and The Originals

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    However, it looks like the wait is finally over. The Originals and iZombie have been renewed, EW has learned. " iZombie " (which will be returning for Season 4) is based upon characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred and published by DC Entertainment's Vertigo.
  • Pope Francis Departs Egypt After Two-Day Visit

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    Manal George, who had come from a Cairo middle-class neighbourhood with her nephew to attend the mass, said the pope's visit brought much-needed cheer to Egypt's Christians. An Apache attack helicopter and scores of armed police have provided tight security for Pope Francis as he led a Mass in Egypt - just weeks after two churches were bombed by militants.
  • North Korea accuses United States of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

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    On Feb. 11, North Korea struck its first blow at the Trump administration by launching a nuclear-capable medium-range missile from a mobile launcher. The accusations come with the U.S. North Korea has demanded their return. It did not mention Kim Jong-un by name, but he is widely referred to as the supreme leader. The North Korean leader has been pictured inspecting military detachments on the islets of Jangje and Mu, which are close to the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong.
  • Mets suspend Matt Harvey for undisclosed violation of team rules

    Mets suspend Matt Harvey for undisclosed violation of team rules

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    As of yesterday, Harvey was suspended for three days for violating club rules without pay. The Marlins learned of the move at 11:45 a.m. and had little to no time to prepare for the replacement. "When you're on the mound, it doesn't matter if you are a starter or in the bullpen". Adeiny Hechavarria later homered off Mets reliever Paul Sewald.
  • Puerto Rico Declares Bankruptcy Protection for $70 Billion Debt

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    Puerto Rico's situation is unique in that it's the first USA territory to file for bankruptcy . Since this process has never been used before, there is no real precedent for the case - meaning that whomever Roberts appoints for the job will have a great deal of control over Puerto Rico's future.
  • Theresa May 'more in touch' than Nicola Sturgeon, says Ruth Davidson

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    In a city wide wipe-out the party lost all seven city seats as a post referendum yes vote turned into a SNP tsunami across Scotland with Nicola Sturgeon's party taking 56 of the country's 59 seats. Ms Sturgeon started the first full week of campaigning at Inveralmond Brewery in Perth with local SNP MP Pete Wishart, where she practised pulling pints.
  • Man Accused of Killing 9 in Phoenix Serial Shootings

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    Marshal for Arizona David Gonzales told the Phoenix New Times. The tip that led to Saucedo was one of the latter, Howard said, just another observation in the Latino-dominated neighborhoods of southern Phoenix that a person and vehicle matched the sketch that police had begun to circulate around the city after the shootings began.
  • NBC Renews 'Chicago Fire, P.D. & Med,' Cancels 'Timeless'

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    The network just announced that Chicago Fire , Chicago P.D. NBC already has a hefty commitment to Wolf next season. In addition, " Med " managed to make it through a usually hard move to Thursday nights relatively unscathed past year, averaging a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49 with a week of DVR viewing factored in.
  • #NuggsForCarter breaks Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie Twitter record

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    Ellen DeGeneres and her record-setting Oscar selfie learned a valuable lesson on Tuesday: Never get between a boy and his chicken nuggets. At least he can eat his way through the loss. A teenager from Nevada, USA, just wanted chicken nuggets, now he's the most retweeted person ever. By breaking the record, Wendy's said Carter had done enough to earn the Nuggets, and even donated $100,000 to the Dave Thomas Foundation , which works to find forever families for kids who are in foster care.